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Banana granola muffins are soft and fully on the inside with an added crunch on the top.

Banana Granola Muffins

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Servings 6


  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter (unsalted) - 1 stick
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup ripe, mashed banana (2-3 bananas)
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup granola - split into 1/2 portions


  • Heat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare 12 cup muffin pan by lining with paper liners. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda and salt. In a second, medium size bowl, using a hand mixer, beat together butter and sugar until fluffy. Add egg, vanilla, mashed bananas and sour cream mixing until well blended. Using a spatula or wooden spoon, gently mix in wet ingredients into dry until just blended. Stir in 1/2 cup of granola being careful not over stir.
  • Using a scoop or large spoon, evenly divide the batter between the muffin cups. Sprinkle remaining granola on top of each muffin. Bake for 18 - 20 minutes until muffins are golden brown on top and a toothpick inserted in to middle of muffin comes out clean.
  • Transfer to a rack to cool. Enjoy!